It seems that all too often, organizations overlook their very best source for outstanding, top-notch talent: their own team of employees. Human resource departments can be so focused on sourcing a new hire with a specific skill set that they forget to evaluate the abilities and gifts of their
How should you best utilize the employee experience?
These days, you will hear a lot of talk about “the employee experience”. From onboarding to daily work flow to potential employee exit, companies are working hard to ensure that they attract and retain top talent and provide an attractive workplace, meaningful work, positive company culture and
6 trends shaping the future of leadership
Best practices in business never stay the same. And successful leadership styles are always growing, changing and evolving. Have you ever stopped to wonder what the business leaders of the next generation – and beyond – will look like? What will they focus on? What will they avoid? What passions
Should HR monitor employee social media behavior?
Social media is here to stay. At least 79 percent of Americans have at least one social media profile, and it’s quite common to see many glued to a phone, laptop or tablet for a least a portion of the day engaged in social media sites. But what does it mean when your employees use social media to
Trends in workplace perks and facilities
Employers have learned that employee perks are no longer just “nice to have,” they are a requirement. Today, companies are working hard to listen to employees in order to determine which perks matter most to employees, yet have the most impact on overall performance and company success. Some
Trends in Performance Reviews
Best practices in human resources management are always changing. Years ago, performance reviews were conducted quarterly or even annually. But today’s successful human resource managers are embracing a new but very successful trend: more frequent or even continuous performance reviews of employees
Strategic partnerships: how are you going to grow your business?
What is a strategic partnership? Often called a strategic alliance, a strategic partnership is an arrangement between two companies to work together in ways that mutually benefit both parties. A strategic partnership can aid your company in developing a new product or service, could help you gain
The Importance of a HR compliance checklist
An HR compliance audit is an important part of a company’s annual internal audit. HR compliance has always been complicated, and it gets more and more complicated with each passing year, so it’s important to ensure that your HR compliance checklist guides you through carefully examining your
Smart managers can transform the workplace experience
Corporate success is greatly determined by the loyalty of its customers. But it is equally important to company success to consider the relationship between employers and employees. Employees have a place in the hierarchy of any organization. No matter what the size of your company, if you have